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Gendarmes and KPSM Officers Search Home in Upper Princess Quarter

Gendarmes and KPSM Officers Search Home in Upper Princess Quarter

MARIGOT/PHILPSBURG:--- The Gendarmes with the assistance of Officers of KPSM searched a home in Upper Princess Quarter Thursday afternoon. SMN News understands that the Gendarmes are investigating a case related to drug trafficking and two men were arrested by the Gendarmes. The two hour long search took place in the presence of a man believed to be one of the suspects. During the search the Gendarmes confiscated several items
SMN News contacted Captain of the Gen...

GEBE Supervisory Board Reacts to St. Maarten Service Provider Owner.

PHILIPSBURG:---- On June 29, 2015 an article was published in the Daily Herald wherein Mr. Alfred Harley is quoted saying:
“ ... the MPs should question how "one member of the Supervisory Board could receive $10,000 plus a stipend of $3,500 per month, while the whole board and the opposition bench in Parliament is ready to cripple a small local company providing work for local people."

The Supervisory Board of Directors of N.V. GEBE wants to publicly state that thi...

UP Board calls out MP Wescot-Williams on past indecisiveness in three Cabinets over four years

UP Board calls out MP Wescot-Williams on past indecisiveness in three Cabinets over four years

PHILIPSBURG:--- The board of the United People’s (UP) party has taken note of recent comments made by Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Wescot-Williams.

"We find it ironic that the former Prime Minister and present opposition MP is able to maintain such a high visibility by questioning so much about government while the same MP led government up until December 2014, less than seven months ago," remarked the UP Party Board on Thursday.

The UP Party Board added, "Now i...

 No Car Yet for Fantasy lotto winner

No Car Yet for Fantasy lotto winner

Waited 2 months

PHILIPSBURG:--- Henry Johann de Leon is the winner of a Hyundai I-30 won during a promotion of Fantasy lottery sxm on May 2nd 2015 in the carnival village.
Leon stood with President of the Carnival Foundation Michael Granger and Representative Tonya Wil...

          WIB provides 23 students with Summer jobs

WIB provides 23 students with Summer jobs

PHILIPSBURG:--- On June 30th 2015, The Windward Islands Bank Ltd. (WIB) welcomed 23 students for their annual Summer Work Experience Programme. Mrs. Sherry-Anne Mc-Namara-Casey (Human Resource Officer) greeted and informed the students of the bank’s work ethics, as w...

Minister of Education sets record straight about Dutch curriculum in Dutch Side Schools

Minister of Education sets record straight about Dutch curriculum in Dutch Side Schools

PHILIPSBURG:---- Minister Rita Bourne Gumbs via a press release on Tuesday, waned to set the record straight about the statement made recently in Parliament were she mentioned her ministry plans for the Dutch language in the current educational system. Dutch is curre...

Thank You Commandant Betaille

Thank You Commandant Betaille

 MARIGOT: I have read a few elements of your goodbye message in the St. Martin Week issue of June 19, 2015 with pressing curiosity, since I heard some criticisms from several Saint-Martiners, who felt insulted that you have described the violence that you found ...

Arke’s Saint Martin - Amsterdam Flights can now be Booked at Saint Martin Travel Agents

PHILIPSBURG:---- From November 2015, Arke will operate two flights a week between Amsterdam and Saint Martin using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. From today, tickets for these flights can be booked not only via the Dutch-language arke.nl website, but also via travel agents...

Emancipation day celebrated with cultural manifestation

Emancipation day celebrated with cultural manifestation

PHILIPSBURG:--- It was exactly a Cultural Manifestation on Wednesday, July, 1 at the Emancipation day celebrations which started Tuesday evening with the run to freedom at Diamond Hill Estate. A re-enactment of slaves running from the Dutch side of the island towards...

New Lions Club Officers Installed

New Lions Club Officers Installed

MAHO:--- The St. Maarten Lions Club held the annual installation ceremony of its 2015-2016 incoming board on Saturday June 27th 2015 at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort. The club will be led by club member of five (5) years Lion Eldert Louisa as Club President, with the...

TelEm Group supporting SIMVA effort to host major regional volleyball meet

TelEm Group supporting SIMVA effort to host major regional volleyball meet

Pond Island:---  TelEm Group is giving and moral support to St. Maarten’s national volleyball teams as they prepare for a major regional volleyball tournament being hosted on the island later this month.

TeloEm Group Account Manager, David Evans, visited the team...

 

TelEm Group Outside Plant to carry out scheduled maintenance in Simpson Bay area Saturday

Pond Island:--- TelEm Group’s Outside Plant technicians will be carrying out maintenance work on a Simpson Bay Cabinet Saturday (July 4), and are advising customers in the area of temporary interruptions in service as a result.

The mainte...

Two and Half Accountants

Two and Half Accountants

The monicker insinuates a colourful and hilarious portrayal of characters in a fictive setting. But the following is a reality for many on St. Eustatius, resulting from the designation of the Island as a Public Entity of The Netherlands ...

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Arrêté fermeture portion route Colombier

Dans le cadre de l’organisation du concours de Boucs à Colombier, le dimanche 05 juillet 2015, et pour des raisons sécuritaires, la Présidente Aline Hanson a pris un arrêté territorial portant sur la fermeture temporaire d’une portion de la route de ...

fermeture exceptionnelle déchèterie

NOTE AUX USAGERS DE LA DÉCHÈTERIE GALISBAY-BIENVENUE

La Collectivité de Saint-Martin informe les usagers de la déchèterie Galisbay-Bienvenue, que la structure sera fermée le mardi 14 juillet 2015 pour la fête nationale et le mardi 21 juillet 2015 pour...

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OPEN PROCLAMATION. The new Freedom deliverers of the Caribbean.

Introduction
The St. Martin Nation Building Foundation (2003) and its twin organization, the Association L’ Esprit de Concordia (2005) are both also officially registered under the name of the St. Martin Grassroots people Movement.
This co...

Knowing and documenting our past is one thing – charting our future is another thing.

OPEN LETTER

It was not always the case.....
Researching- and documenting our history, our past....
Too long- and still to quite an extent - others wrote and continue to write our past for us...
In doing so - they in fact continue to tell us ...

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